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Shifting Nests Microhomes

Shifting Nests Microhomes

Vancouver, BC firm BLA Design took home First Prize in the 2019 Bee Breeders Microhome Competition for their nifty sustainable housing concept. Using vacant urban lots, they propose that the land be used for low-cost, tiny homes, each packing in zones for resting, bathing, cooking, living, dining, and farming.

Bruny Island Tiny House

Bruny Island Tiny House

Ever feel like just chucking it all and moving to a tiny house? Hunting for George takes us on a tour of a wonderful off-grid dream house located on Bruny Island in Tasmania, Australia. Its got a full kitchen, a lofted bedroom, a chill dining space with idyllic views, and a hidden outdoor tub. Designed by Maguire + Devine Architects.

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The Rotating House

The Rotating House

Do you want sunlight streaming in your living room all day long? Do you hate the glare on your computer screen? What you need is a house like Jarle Hegerland’s, which was built in Norway on a giant turntable to control the light coming in – and the view out of the windows.

Molecule: Wayne Residence

Molecule: Wayne Residence

Architecture firm Molecule used The Dark Knight as inspiration in adding a 12-car basement garage to a 1929 house. The old house’s modern garage is accessible through a secret entrance that lifts up from part of the adjacent tennis court. (Thanks Chris!)

LeBron James’ Miami House

LeBron James’ Miami House

Now that he’s back in Cleveland, LeBron James has decided to put up his Miami residence up for sale. He bought the house in 2010 for $9M. It has 6 bedrooms, a mini theater, an infinity pool and a great view of the bay.

Michael Jordan’s Illinois Estate

Michael Jordan’s Illinois Estate

Own the house of the greatest basketball player of all time. On 11/22/13, Concierge Auctions will be selling Jordan’s extravagant Highland Park residence, where His Airness lived for 19 years, along with all its furniture and appliances.

Flying Houses

Flying Houses

Laurent Chehere’s Flying Houses photo series is a surreal collection of buildings, shelters, and homes which have been miraculously “removed” from their original locations and perched floating in the sky.

Rust-Oleum Chalkboard Paint

Rust-Oleum Chalkboard Paint

We’ve seen a special paint that turns any surface into a dry erase board. Here’s one that turns them into chalkboards. The paint is scratch-resistant and can be easily cleaned. User video here.

The Crib

The Crib

A 21st century take on woodsy A-frame houses – these 175 to 390 sq. ft. shelters are made from recyclable materials and can be built out as a dedicated cabin or a backyard relaxation space.

ecoPerch Lodge

ecoPerch Lodge

A luxurious lodge built with environmentally-friendly specs. It can house up to 4 people and has modern amenities, yet can be assembled on-site in as little as 5 days and last up to 15 years.

Up House Replica

Up House Replica

It’s not going to fly, but at least you can live in it. Bangerter House obtained permission from Disney to build a life-sized (2800 sq.ft.) replica of the iconic house from the movie Up.

British Fortress Home

British Fortress Home

It wasn’t enough for Duncan Jackson to plan on building a¬†Fortress House. He actually converted an old British defense tower into a home. The views make up for the constant¬†threat of French invaders.

Home Alone House

Home Alone House

The suburban-Chicago house that served as Macaulay Culkin’s fortress (and prison) in Home Alone can now be yours. The red brick Georgian has 4 en suite bedrooms. Traps not included.

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Where’s the Garage?

Where’s the Garage?

Parking is hard to find in San Francisco, and so is the 4-car garage that Beausoleil Architects managed to build for this historic Victorian apartment. Watch the video to find out where it is.

(Iron Man’s) House for Sale

(Iron Man’s) House for Sale

$25M will get you the stunning (and somewhat familiar) 11,000 sf Razor house, with mind-boggling views. The only thing missing is a Tony Stark cut-out in the secret lab. (Thanks Sonic!)

The Billion Dollar House

The Billion Dollar House

Antilia, the house of Mukesh Ambani – India’s richest and the world’s 4th richest man – has 27 floors, a 50-seat cinema, a 160-car garage and a staff of 600 to care for his family and their abode.

Cardok Underground Parking

Cardok Underground Parking

UK-based company Cardok installs underground hydraulic parking systems designed to provide security and space. Each unit can lift up to 3 tons per deck, so a second car can be parked on top.

Villa Colani

Villa Colani

This is what high rollers check out on eBay. This jaw-dropping 10,700 sq.ft. estate is in Majorca, Spain. More than 1,230 sq.ft. of 24k gold was used in the swimming pools and the house itself.

IdeaPaint

IdeaPaint

A wonder substance that turns walls into dry erase boards. Sketch ideas in the office, paint a bulletin board in the kitchen, or turn bedroom walls into outlets for your kids’ intense desire to doodle.

The Stairs House

The Stairs House

A family in Honshu, Japan live under a set of stairs, but not in the way you think. The stairs in this case also doubles as the roof of the house. The playful design also happens to provide good insulation.

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Bufalino Mobile Home

Bufalino Mobile Home

Designed by Cornelius Comanns, the Bufalino is conceptual vehicle which lets you live, work, sleep and drive in a single location. There’s even a sink and a stove. Bathroom not included.

Valdemar Chair

Valdemar Chair

Denmark’s Artificial/form has created the Valdemar Chair for Normann-Copenhagen. Fully upholstered, the Valdemar has fluid lines offset a bit by the open base and squat peg legs. Available in 4 colors.

Kanye West’s House

Kanye West’s House

Kanye West is selling his 3-bedroom Hollywood Hills house. What? You sure you’re not looking for a house? This is the best home your $4mm can buy! We’re not sure if Elroy and Big Boy are included.

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